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Janis Joplin Retrospective

Hosted by Nelson Algren Museum of Miller Beach

Learn little-known facts about the life of rocker Janis Joplin from her award-winning biographer and kick back as a tribute band covers her greatest hits.

September 17
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm CDT
Nelson Algren 616 Sound Stage
616 S. Lake St.
Gary, IN 46403
$20 – $30

Event Details

The Nelson Algren Museum of Miller Beach celebrates the life and legacy of Janis Joplin during a night of education and entertainment. Biographer Holly George-Warren shares a little-known side of Joplin’s life, and Algren Museum cofounder Sue Rutsen discusses parallels between Joplin and author Nelson Algren, who’s celebrated at the museum. After the conversation, Joplin tribute band Cheap Thrills performs Joplin’s hits and gets the crowd moving.

Admission costs $20 in advance (purchase tickets by clicking on the RSVP link above) or $30 at the door.

For more information, contact Sue Rutsen at suerutsen@gmail.com or 773.914.2574

This program received support from an Indiana Humanities Action Grant.